Archives For 13th May 2016

PotIn September 2014, Scottish detectorist Derek McLennan found a large Viking hoard, the largest of its kind found in the United Kingdom and Scotland’s finest treasure discovery. At that time it was called the ‘Dumfriesshire Hoard’, but is now known as the ‘Galloway Hoard’. I reported the fact in a blog post of October 2014 followed by an update at the bottom of that post in November of the same year. Derek wrote exclusive articles about the hoard in the UK Searcher magazines of December 2014 and January 2015. The latter two articles are reproduced here, courtesy of Harry Bain, the editor of The Searcher magazine. 

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